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News article18 October 20231 min read

Rural Pact Platform: Community Group on Social Economy launched

Screenshot rural pact platform - Social economy group



A specific  Community Group on Social Economy  has been set up on the Commission's Rural Pact Platform.

Members of the group have the possibility to exchange information, discuss policies and practices, share surveys, partnership requests, etc. related to the topic 'rural development and social economy'.

In order to access the group interested organisations or persons have to be members of the Rural Pact (this does not involve any fees) and register in the Rural Pact Community Platform.

Sreenshot II Rural Pact Platform - Social economy group


The Rural Pact was launched in 2021 by the European Commission as part of its Long-Term Vision for EU’s rural areas. The Rural Pact provides a framework for cooperation between public authorities, civil society, businesses, academia and citizens, at the European, national, regional and local level.The Rural Pact is supposed to contribute to achieving the shared goals of the Long-Term Vision for Rural Areas by facilitating interaction on rural matters. It aims at fostering mutual inspiration between all levels of governance and mobilise public authorities and stakeholders to act on the needs and aspirations of rural residents. 


Author: REVES - European Network of Cities and Regions for the Social Economy



Publication date
18 October 2023
  • Partnerships / Social economy clusters
  • Peer-to-Peer learning
  • Regional level
  • Social economy organisation